This spinoff has turned itself around

THE CHEMOURS CO. $49 (New York symbol CC; Manufacturing sector; Shares outstanding: 185.2 million; Market cap: $9.1 billion; Takeover Target Rating: Highest; Dividend yield 1.4%; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk; www.chemours.com) began trading in July 2015 after Du- Pont spun off the company. The split was… Read More

Activists target these two industrials

TENNANT CO. $73 (New York symbol TNC; Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 17.9 million; Market cap: $1.3 billion; Takeover Target Rating: Highest; Dividend yield: 1.2%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www. tennantco.com) makes industrial floor and street-cleaning equipment, including scrubbers, sweepers and polishers. The stock is… Read More

Buy Pentair for its nVent spinoff

PENTAIR PLC $70 (New York symbol PNR; Manufacturing Sector; Shares outstanding: 181.6 million; Market cap: $12.7 billion; Takeover Target Rating: Medium; Dividend yield 2.0%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.pentair. com) is a diversified industrial manufacturing company that sells to businesses in the food, water and energy… Read More

Industrial clients need their products

AIR PRODUCTS & CHEMICALS INC. $162 (New York symbol APD; Manufacturing Sector; Shares outstanding: 218.0 million; Market cap: $35.3 billion; Takeover Target Rating: Low; Dividend yield 2.3%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.airproducts.com) is a global seller of gases extracted from the atmosphere (oxygen, nitrogen) and gases… Read More

Activists spur changes at two leaders

HUDSON’S BAY CO. $11 (Toronto symbol HBC; Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 182.7 million; Market cap: $2.0 billion; Takeover Target Rating: Highest; Dividend yield: 0.4%; TSINetwork Rating: Specualtive; www. hbc.com) operates Canadian retail chains Hudson’s Bay and Home Outfitters; HBC Europe; Lord & Taylor; Saks Fifth… Read More

This spinoff dominates auto seating

ADIENT PLC $74 (New York symbol ADNT; Manufacturing sector; Shares outstanding: 93.7 million; Market cap: $6.9 billion; Takeover Target Rating: Highest; Dividend yield: 1.5%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.adient. com) is the world’s largest maker of automotive seats for both passenger cars and commercial vehicles. It… Read More

This spinoff dominates auto seating

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ADIENT PLC $74 (New York symbol ADNT; Manufacturing sector; Shares outstanding: 93.7 million; Market cap: $6.9 billion; Takeover Target Rating: Highest; Dividend yield: 1.5%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.adient. com)… Read More

5 top tips for successful dividend stock investing

5 top tips for successful dividend stock investing

Successful dividend stock investing can be a major source of growth for your portfolio.

Dividends are in fashion with investors right now, and that’s always a good thing. After all, creative accounting can produce false impressions of prosperity and hide embarrassing financial problems. But accounting can’t… Read More

This spinoff has big takeover appeal

Lamb Weston is the latest in a long line of spinoff successes that have produced strong gains for their investors and their parent companies. Since Conagra spun off this leading frozen-potato operation in 2016, the stock has jumped over 50%. Shares in its parent company… Read More

5 things to know about value stocks that pay dividends

5 things to know about value stocks that pay dividends

Savvy value stock investors know that many consistently offer dividends with high yields, although capital gains may take longer to materialize.

Investors typically look to value stocks for their low trading prices compared to their financial fundamentals. As more and more investors recognize that these stocks… Read More